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From dried out marker to fresh new watercolor paint! Don't throw your old markers away, revive them! Soak old markers in a cup of water overnight. The longer they sit the better. Then, presto: vibrant water color paint! You can experiment mixing various colors of markers. You'll end up with unique, one of a kind paint! Plus, you'll save money and be recycling!
How to Fix a Dried Out Sharpie..most of the time, according to this website, it is the nib that is dried out, not the ink! Soak in alcohol...worth a try!
These are dried out water-based markers. I'm actually turning them into liquid watercolor that paints beautifully. I just fill a clean baby food jar with water, tie about six dry markers with a rubber band, and set them in the top of the jar. I let them sit over night and watercolor is made!